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COLLATION, descents. A term used in the laws of Louisiana. Collation -of goods is the supposed or real return to the mass of the succession, which an heir makes of the property he received in advance of his share or otherwise, in order that such property may be divided, together with the other effects of the succession. Civil Code of Lo. art. 1305.
     2. As the object of collation is to equalize the heirs, it follows that those things are excluded from collation, which the heir acquired by an onerous title from the ancestor, that is, where he gave a valuable consideration for them. And upon the same principle, if a co-heir claims no share of the estate, he is not bound to collate. Qui non vult hereditatem, non cogitur ad collationem. See Id. art. 1305 to 1367; And @Hotchpot.

COLLATION, eccl. law. The act by which the bishop, who has the bestowing of a benefice, gives it to an incumbent. T. L.

COLLATION, practice. The comparison of a copy with its original, in order to ascertain its correctness and conformity; the report of the officer who made the comparison, is also called a collation.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He also faulted claims by the said Edet David that PDP masterminded the snatching and hijacking of election materials, and insisted that there were election and collation.
She admonished INEC to work on strengthening result collation processes in a way that would inspire confidence in the process.
Scholars collated passages in the early Latin versions of Paul's letters to Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, and Galatians to provide an overview to facilitate the analysis of the textual history of early commentaries on them, but it became apparent that a collation of early Latin Pauline texts would be useful in their own right.
Thus, the fact that the donated property no longer actually formed part of the estate of the donor at the time of his death cannot be asserted to prevent its being brought to collation. Indeed, it is an obvious proposition that collation contemplates and particularly applies to gifts inter vivos (those during made one's lifetime).
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We are in contact with other political parties and BNP Mengal will utilize its earnest efforts to form a strong collation government in Balochistan.
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In a speech during the opening of the Symposium, Minister of Justice Najim al-Ahmed said that the Ministry will not spare any effort in its legal battle for prosecuting the states and persons who have been responsible for shedding the blood of the Syrians and the crimes of the US-led collation against one of the positions of the Syrian Arab Army last September.
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The participation of the Sudanese troops at this stage will boost the achievements of the Arab collation in its effort to restore Yemen's legitimacy, he added.
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